Enjoy 500 acres of parkland – a tranquil green oasis of woodland and open grassland. There are plenty of routes through the splendid ancient trees, to choose from around the park for visitors to explore, which lead through woodland and grassland, to lakeshore.
The Rural Estate is accessible to pedestrians and cyclists at all times. Found to the west of Ferry Meadows, the Rural Estate is a large agricultural landscape which is steeped in history. Why not join the Nene Way which runs alongside the River Nene, to explore this area further, including the unspoilt villages of Castor, Ailsworth and Sutton.
Thorpe Meadows is accessible to pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles at all times. It is home to Nene Park’s purpose-built rowing lake, riverside walks and sculpture collection. Situated to the east of Ferry Meadows Country Park, it is a great place to walk the dog, cycle or jog while enjoying the sculptures.
Orton Mere connects Ferry Meadows to Thorpe Meadows and boasts lakes, open space for recreation and a Nene Valley Railway station to explore the Nene Valley. With an avenue of trees to guide your way, why not visit Orton Mere as an alternative gateway to the Park? The series of footpaths and off-road traffic-free cycle paths mean that you are … Read More
The ideal place for family day out. One of the largest country parks in the region. Situated at the heart of Nene Park, its varied landscapes make it the favourite destination for thousands of visitors throughout the year. Whether you’re looking to walk, cycle, ride a train, sail a boat, enjoy a cup of tea in the café or go … Read More
Fermyn Woods Country Park is a gateway to the ancient Rockingham Forest. The Skylark cafe and visitor centre (open 10:00am to 4:00pm) is the ideal place to have a bite to eat and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee. The play area is also a fantastic place to let the children run off some steam! Day ticket coarse fishing is … Read More
Sywell Country Park offers meadowland and lakeside walks, with a small arboretum of exotic trees and Edwardian buildings still surviving from its past role as a water supply reservoir with a water works heritage trail to guide you round. The fishing at Sywell is on a 67 acre (28 hectare) lake built in Edwardian times and opened in 1906 as … Read More
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